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starting Tor browser (Windows 7 - 64 bit) - error message

When launching the Tor browser.exe, the following error message pops up: Tor Browser does not have permission to access the profile. Please adjust your file system permissions and try again. Any ...
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Error 1064 When trying to start tor service on windows 10

What i have done: Downloaded the tor expert bundle zip file extracted the zip file toC:\tor\ Add the C:\tor\Tor to the Path system environment variable Added C:\tor\Tor\tor.exe to the LOCAL SERVICE ...
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Windows Firewall Config

I'm attempting to setup Tor for use behind a Windows 7 firewall, I have set the firewall to block all outgoing traffic except those with a rule and configured it at first allow traffic for the ...
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Howto to install a Tor middle relay on a working Windows VPN Proxy?

I've looked through the existing descriptions and tried many ways to do this - but don't believe it's ever worked for me. I have a Windows 7 pro machine which has been running for years with only two ...
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Why does Tor Browser auto-reset DisableNetwork setting to 1 after Tor Browser Exit?

1.) Why does my Tor Browser auto-reset the DisableNetwork setting to "1" after Tor Browser shutsdown for a clean "Exit"? 2.) How should I stop this settings auto-reset behavior so I do not have to ...
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Updated Tor Browser - constant “Tor has unexpectedly exited”

(Running Windows 7) I updated my Tor Browser Bundle to 4.0.3 yesterday. Initially, I tried to overwrite the existing install (making a backup copy beforehand). When I try to launch it, I get "Tor has ...
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Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously?

Is there a way to use Tor to download apps for Windows 8 from the Windows Store anonymously? The Windows Store uses its own customized app for access and apparently isn't accessible from normal ...
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Connected to Tor Network, still not able to browse the web

I have got a peculiar problem. I try to use Tor 5.0 with Windows 7. When I start Tor a Tor circuit is established and the Tor homepage shows up. Yet, I am unable to browse the web, as no webpages seem ...
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Tor doesn't allow hidden services

For testing reasons, I have to run tor without torbrowser bundle on windows. I do the following: 1) Open cmd prompt windows 2) chdir to the directory where tor.exe is 3) Execute cmd line: tor.exe ...
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Tor browser never crashed, now is

It worked for years. I wish I'd used it more, given that it mostly sat around unappreciated. I re-downloaded and re-installed it weeks ago and again just an hour ago and got the same results. The Tor ...
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Trying to start Tor but Firefox starts instead

After clicking on "Start Tor browser" Firefox starts but not Tor. Problem started after update about 2 weeks ago. Using Windows 7. Tried reinstalling Tor but problem remains. There are no error ...
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Can't get Tor browser wizard to work

I have installed Tor but every time I try and open the browser nothing happens, just a blue circle for a couple of seconds. I am sure I should get a Tor browser wizard. Have tried opening as ...
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Tor Won't Launch

Every time since last night when I try to launch TOR I get "Tor exited during startup. This might be due to an error in your torrc file, a bug in Tor or another program on your system, or faulty ...
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Tor Doesn't Open after Initial install - Windows 10

I haven't been able to get Tor v7.0.1 to run on my Windows 10, 64 bit system. As has been mentioned in previous posts, Tor just doesn't open - no error messages, no nothing. I have tried to download ...
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TorBrowser version/OS release matrix

I looked everywhere on the Tor Project site and tried to find a document or page that lists the version of TorBrowser and the OS version that it supports. So far, I haven't found anything. I can't ...
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tor for windows command line problem

I have a problem specifying command line options to tor. trying to execute like this: C:\path-to-tor\firefox.exe -help doesn't produce anything Just C:...\firefox.exe http://someurl.com works and ...
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configuration to run tor as relay, crashing tor browser in windows

My experience of using tor on a windows machine is not good (see this). I have successfully used tor as a relay on my Linux virtual machine (just to test how it works) and it worked fine. So, I know ...
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How to start Tor with Windows 10

I downloaded the latest Tor/windows (tried v 6 and 7). At college I can access a windows 7 machine, and it runs Tor fine from a usb key (I have only limited access privileges) - no settings changes. ...
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run Tor relay only my overnight when not deducted from my data allowance

my ISP limits me to 10Gb per month. I do not want Tor using this. However from midnight to 8 am the allowance is not affected so i could run a Tor relay. Editing my Windows XP torrc file C:\Documents ...
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Can't start tor

Tor seems to give me this error everytime I try to connect using obfs4. None of the provided bridges seem to work. 12/26/2016 12:55:11 PM.200 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or ...
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Send request to the custom host/site through the Tor network programmatically, without Tor Browser installing (C++ Qt, using Winsock2)

Show me please any minimum-worked example of C++ Qt (or pure C++) code, which sends request via sockets to IP 123.45.67.89 on port 12345 through the Tor network - without Tor Browser installing, of ...
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TOR 6 Not Working on Windows 10 32 Bit

After automatically updating to TOR 6 on Windows 10, I cannot now run it. The TOR browser process starts then dies with no error reports. I have tried new installs but all do the same thing. I have ...
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Windows 10 causing error on booting Tails from USB

I get an error that says "WARNING: No configuration file found" and my screen turns bright red and doesn't do anything. I disabled "Safe Boot" the Bios option, and it won't boot via USB. I am using ...
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Tor Browser is already running, but is not responding. The old Tor Browser process must be closed to open a new window

why do i keep getting'Tor Browser is already running, but is not responding. The old Tor Browser process must be closed to open a new window.' even when i turn off my computer and turn it back on or ...
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What do I do when install doesn't seem to complete?

Cannot get Tor to start\open after install. I have both d\l's available to use for my install; neither apparently works, or I am missing something. If I use the 'wizard' installer, it gives me 4-5 '...
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why can't I install Tor browser?

I can download the browser, but nothing happens when I click on it. Well, actually I see the Aero graphic (little blue circle) for a brief instant, then nothing. I can't get anything out of the ...
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TOR aborts, locks up computer

Various web pages cause Tor Browser 5.5.4 on Windows 7 to abort which, in turn, locks up the computer. Can only reboot with NMI. Are there readable abort logs? This started happening in 5.5.3
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Tor completely broken on Windows 10 after upgrade

Tor has been working fine for ages, but after prompting to upgrade itself can no longer start, constantly saying that it had 'unexpectedly exited'. I looked here and the advice was to delete the ...
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TOR/Firefox freeze on fresh Windows 8.1 install

(yeah - I know - 8.1 sucks but I need this install for a work gig) Just wiped a system, reinstalled w/ W8.1 (x64), 8 gigs of RAM, i5, SSD - runs like a champ. Downloaded TOR, saved it to my Downloads ...
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Running multiple TOR instances in TOR browser versions 5+

I have checked around but haven't found an answer to running multiple instances for V5+ Closest was for v4.5 Multiple instances of Tor w/ Tor Browser since v4.5 Anyone have any updates for this ...
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windows 10 javascript problem

i cant enable javascripts at windows 10 any prblem ? just updated my OS up to win 10 and cant enable java in TOR browser
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Unable to connect to Tor using SOCKS 5

I am running Windows & want to connect to Tor using SOCKS 5. I have private proxies and when I tried any of them, all I am getting are these errors logs. 19/07/2015 02:31:24.671 [WARN] Could not ...
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How do I tunnel SSH though tor(windows)

I'm using Windows. Whats the best way to securely tunnel and use SSH though Tor, could you guide me to a right direction? I cannot risk stuffing this up and I cannot leak my real IP address, I'm using ...
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Hosting hidden service

I am trying to set up my own hidden service. My last problem with torrc file has been sorted, I still have another problem. Website is not loading on tor, at all. It is accessible via Chrome at 127.0....
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Privoxy with multiple instances of Tor

I am running (testing environment) Windows 8.1 64bit and I have configured multiple instances of Tor. I am using Privoxy to use .NET C# HttpWebRequest. It work perfectly, with single Tor instance. Do ...
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Tor crashes while browsing

I use Windows 7 64 bit on a premium computer running Windows 7 64 bit with 1 TB HDD 8GB RAM Core i7, so no reason for me to run into any problem. Tor installs itself on my desktop. However, when I try ...
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TBB fails to run on Windows 7

I have installed TBB on Windows 7 Ultimate 64. When I double click either the link or directly on the Firefox icon in the TBB map on my desktop (both normal and as admin) I can see in task scheduler ...
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Unix Proxifier? [W7/Ubuntu]

I'm currently running Tor on Windows 7 with Proxifier and there I can set up that certain websites will connect through certain ports that's connected with Tor: That means that each time I go to http:...
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Installing TBB w/Sophos

I have been using TBB for over a year now. I am a student who values privacy very much, and I install Tor on every computer I use. However, my school is updating their computers and many of them use ...
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“Tor unexpectedly exited.”

I have been using the TBB on two different computers (running win7 and win8) and have noticed that if I leave it running long enough that I always end up with an error message "Tor unexpectedly exited"...
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I can't set up a hidden service, can anyone tell me what the problem is?

I'm running Windows 8 and Savant 3.1. I have the DNS set to localhost:80 and it works in a normal browser. Here's where the problem sits. I add the following to the bottom of torrc: HiddenServiceDir ...
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Solved “Proxy error: General SOCKS server failure” when connecting to tor hidden ssh server from putty on windows 7

I would like to access my raspberry pi via ssh over tor. This works from a Linux client, but not from a windows client. When I try it from putty on a windows machine I get "Proxy error: General SOCKS ...
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using tor-win32/TOR as a proxy for newsgroup software

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32) as a proxy. where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server ...
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configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR

I'm configuring a newsgroup software to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32). where do I put tor-win32 info within newsgroup software and where do I put news/NNTP server within TOR ...
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configuring “Windows Live Mail” to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR

I'm configuring "Windows Live Mail" to connect to a news/NNTP server thru TOR (tor-win32). where do I put tor-win32 info within "Windows Live Mail" and where do I put news/NNTP server within TOR ...
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I can't download TOR. When i try it says “This app cant run on your PC. To find a version with your pc, contact the software publisher”

I have a windows 10 Laptop. I tried to download TOR, and when I downloaded the first file, the one on their website, it had that message. I downloaded it successfully, but when i tried to open it, it ...
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A Mozbackup (Firefox style) program for Tor Browser

I am trying to get familiar with the Tor browser. Import Export HTML does not seem to execute a retrieval/recovery. I have seen brief explanations on search. But is there anything more current and ...
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Mozilla has completely blocked Tor from installing add-ons altogether

My Tor can no longer install any add-ons whatsoever from Mozilla. All of them are blocked. The add-ons site says "Only with Firefox" for every add-on and bans you from downloading or installing them. ...
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I need an older version of Tor that will work with Win XP

I need an older version of TOR in order to make it work on my computer. I have had the same computer for 11 years. and it is still in great condition and is still fast. But, I tried installing from ...
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Internet works only with Tor Browser nothing else (Mozilla, other apps) using Windows

I installed Tor Browser a week ago. I use it first and when I can't go on specific websites, I use Firefox. I also have other apps and software using internet on my computer. Since 2 days, now, for no ...